Rule 138 of CGST Rules
Generation of e-way bill
E-way bill is required for every movement of goods (whether inter-state or intra-state) where value of goods exceeds Rs. 50,000.
However below are some exceptions / exemptions where e-way is not required even if the value of goods exceeds Rs.50,000.
Exceptions to e-way bill - Rule 138(14) of CGSR Rules
(a) where the goods being transported are specified in annexure. View Annexure
(b) where the goods are being transported by a non-motorised conveyance (also known as human powered transportation e.g. cycle, rickshaw, hand carts, horse carts, skates, carrying goods in hands or on shoulders etc.)
(c) where the goods are being transported
from the customs port, airport, air cargo complex and land customs station
to an inland container depot or a container freight station
for clearance by Customs;
(d) in respect of movement of goods within such areas as are notified under clause (d) of sub-rule (14) of rule 138 of the State or Union territory Goods and Services Tax Rules in that particular State or Union territory;
(e) where the goods (except de-oiled cake) are specified in the Notification No. 2/2017- Central tax (Rate) dated 28th June, 2017 as amended from time to time. View Notification No. 2/2017 and all further amendments to the same
(f) where the goods being transported are -
- alcoholic liquor for human consumption,
- petroleum crude,
- high speed diesel,
- motor spirit (commonly known as petrol),
- natural gas or
- aviation turbine fuel
(g) where the supply of goods being transported is treated as no supply under Schedule III of the Act. View Schedule III of CGST Act
(h) where the goods are being transported—
(i) under customs bond from an inland container depot or a container freight station to a customs port, airport, air cargo complex and land customs station, or from one customs station or customs port to another customs station or customs port, or
(ii) under customs supervision or under customs seal.
(i) where the goods being transported are transit cargo from or to Nepal or Bhutan;
(j) where the goods being transported are exempt from tax under -
- notification No. 7/2017-Central Tax (Rate), dated 28th June 2017 as amended from time to time View Notification No. 7/2017 and all further amendments to the same
- notification No. 26/2017- Central Tax (Rate), dated the 21st September, 2017 as amended from time to time View Notification No. 26/2017 and all further amendments to the same
(k) any movement of goods caused by defence formation under Ministry of defence as a consignor or consignee.
(l) where the consignor of goods is the Central Government, Government of any State or a local authority for transport of goods by rail.
(m) where empty cargo containers are being transported.
(n) where the goods are being transported upto a distance of twenty kilometers for weighment
- from the place of the business of the consignor to a weighbridge or
- from the weighbridge back to the place of the business of the said consignor
subject to the condition that the movement of goods is accompanied by a delivery challan issued in accordance with rule 55.